Monday, March 22, 2010

HERE BURNS MY CANDLE BY LIZ CURTIS HIGGS

When you open these pages of Liz's newsest novel you will find yourself in Scotland in the midst of the highlands and lowlands. Here you have a tale of secrets buried deep, but within those we find love and redemption. Healing comes from letting go and bringing things to the surface that once held us behind.
In the characters of Lady Elizabeth Kerr, and her mother in law, Lady Marjory we find the story of love between Naomi and Ruth. Liz has a gift for bringing the story of the old into Scotland in the midst of the 1800's right here in the Kerr family. Liz brings Scottish history to life right before us.

These characters are rich and vibrant and fill the pages as though you too are in Scotland seeing yourself in the tales of their families. The emotions of these characters during such a time bring us right to the heart of them. In this tale of love, and betrayal there is a beauty that is seen when all comes together to a sweet sound of redemption.

I enjoyed this book by Liz, and the story of Naomi and Ruth is one close to my heart. This story takes you back to a different time and place where secrets were kept, but honor is always at the cornerstone of breaking free.

This book was a gift from Multnomah WaterBrook Press for its review.


LIZ CURTIS HIGGS is the author of twenty-seven books with three million copies in print, including: her best-selling historical novels, Thorn in My Heart, Fair Is the Rose, Christy Award-winner Whence Came a Prince, and Grace in Thine Eyes, a Christy Award finalist; My Heart’s in the Lowlands: Ten Days in Bonny Scotland, an armchair travel guide to Galloway; and her contemporary novels, Mixed Signals, a Rita Award finalist, and Bookends, a Christy Award finalist. Visit the author’s extensive website at http://www.lizcurtishiggs.com/.

Here is a special treat for those of you who would like to see more details of this charming book:


REMEMBER THIS IS STILL A GIVE A WAY. JUST POST A COMMENT UNDER THIS REVIEW AND I WILL CHOOSE A WINNER ON MARCH 26.
We will soon be able to see the remainder of this story of uncondisional love in the next book of the series intitled "Mine is the Night" coming in 2011.
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